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Saturday, May 26, 2007

When Zebra Beats Lioness

This is the moment when the hunted turned the tables on the hunter - and won. A seemingly doomed zebra, in the vice-like grip of a lioness's jaws, refuses to lie down and die.

Instead the animal, caught by the predator in a shallow river, struggles to lower the lioness's head towards the an attempt to drown the attacker.

Only when the partly-submerged lioness is starved of air does it release its grip and give the zebra a momentary chance of escape.

This remarkable episode was captured by a TV crew filming the annual migration across the plains of East Africa for a new series. Observers have described the young zebra's tactics to survive the attack as 'unprecedented'.
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